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Salary for Clergies

Also known as:  Cantor, Children's Pastor, College Chaplain, Hebrew Cantor, Hospital Chaplain, Imam, Minister, Parish Priest, Pastor, Priest

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The role of clergy is to instruct and guide believers of particular faiths in the tenants of their faith, and to provide counsel and support for their congregation. Clergy may visit hospitals, nursing homes, and the home-bound as part of an active ministry, and may train faith leaders of youth and community groups. Additionally, these individuals lead religious services, prepare and deliver talks, pray, assist in the conversion process, promote spirituality, and administer religious rites. Associate's degrees are the minimum education requirement for this profession, and additional specialized training or licensing may be required.

A Clergy will most likely earn an average salary on a scale from 32000 to 48000 depending on seniority levels. Clergy can earn wages of Forty Seven Thousand Six Hundred dollars on a yearly basis.

Clergy have the most lucrative average salary level in Nevada, which has normal pay levels of about $61130. These people obtain the most salary in Management of Companies and Enterprises, where they can receive average pay levels of $58440.

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HOURLY RATE
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SALARY TREND
The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 19.00 percent nationwide in that time.
INDUSTRIES
Clergies tend to make the most in the following industries
Public Administration $58,440
Management of Companies and Enterprises $52,840
Information $49,810
Other Services (except Public Administration) $48,690
Health Care and Social Assistance $46,110
Educational Services $45,560
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Manufacturing $39,720
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $44,330
Educational Services $45,560
Health Care and Social Assistance $46,110
Other Services (except Public Administration) $48,690
Information $49,810